• Activities and Crafts
    Top 10 Christmas Crafts Using Washi Tape
      Washi tape is one of our favorite craft supplies. It comes in dozens of different colors and patterns, it's cheap, easy for little hands to use, and makes minimal mess — win! We've rounded up our favorite Christmas-themed washi tape ideas f...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Child reading a book for hanukkah
    Hanukkah
    The 10 Best Hanukkah Books for Kids
    Latke the Lucky Dog By Ellen FischerPrice: $7.99; Ages: 2-7Buy on Amazon Latke is one lucky pup! A family adopts him from an animal shelter on the first night of Hanukkah — and names him after the golden potato pancakes that his scruffy fur re...
  • 15 Holiday Crafts for Kids
    Christmas Ornaments
    15 Holiday Crafts for Kids
    Christmas is next week! Are you still missing a few stocking stuffers? Maybe the kids need something to do while you're prepping the house for family? Check out these 15 holiday crafts to keep your kids entertained and creative! ...
  • Hanukkah
    3 Hanukkah Recipes to Get Your Party Started
    Hannukah begins December 12 this year, so it's time to start thinking about your plans. Are you toying with the idea of throwing a party? We can help you out with the food! If you're new to traditional Hanukkah foods, or just new to cooking, we ...
    Laurie Mega
  • The Best 2017 Holiday Movies
    Holiday Movies
    The Top 10 Family Movies for the 2017 Holiday Season
    It's finally here! The holiday movie season is upon us, and Hollywood has not disappointed. From super-heroes to the first Christmas in Bethlehem, there's something for every family headed to the movies this month. Check out these upcoming movies...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • Online Shopping Is Not Always Safe
    Shopping
    Online Shopping Can Cost You More
    Online shopping is one of the fastest growing forms of retail in the world. A Pew Research Center study showed that eight in ten Americans are online shoppers. Shopping at home is obviously super-convenient, and usually a great way to save. My wi...
    Patrick Craven, Director of the Center for Cyber Safety and Education
  • Hanukkah Printables
    A Hanukkah Dreidel
    This printable will show children how to make a dreidel and play the game. ...
  • Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Find our top picks for the best books of the year!
    familyeducation editors
  • Gifts We Wish We Never Bought for Christmas
    Entertainment and Activities
    9 Toys We Wish We Never Bought Our Kids This Holiday Season
    L.O.L. Surprise! Big Surprise This toy started out as the hottest thing for 2017, but lost it's allure once it had been unboxed. Imagine a giant, glittery ball filled with lots of tiny plastic toys for kids to unwrap....lots of cheap, tiny pla...
    Laura Richards
  • Family Life
    Rachel Cruze: How to Avoid Holiday Overspending and Teach Kids The Value of a Dollar
    ​Photo credit: Cameron Powell It's the most wonderful time of year — as those festive lyrics state — with memories to cherish forever. The holidays are just around the corner, which means fun, food, family...and finances. When it comes to h...
    Rachel Sokol
  • Printable holiday card kids can color
    Christmas Printables
    "Colorful Holiday Season" Card Kids Can Color
    Print this free holiday card that your child can color and give to his or her teacher, friends, and loved ones! The card says: "Wishing You a Colorful Holiday Season!" ...
  • 8 Days of Hanukkah Gifts
    Hanukkah
    8 Days of Hanukkah Gifts
    So you have eight nights of gift giving to contend with, and don't even know where to begin? Here are our top gift ideas for Hanukkah this year. Hanukkah Play Set From KidKraftRecommended for ages 3-6.Buy on Amazon Make Hanukkah traditions lik...
    Bev Feldman
  • tabletop game, nok hockey
    Tabletop Games
    Top 10 Classic Tabletop and Basement Games for Kids
    Ahh, remember the good old days of playing pool, foosball, and other awesome games in your childhood friend's basement? Visit memory lane and cure your child's cabin fever — and video game addiction — with these 10 classic tabletop and baseme...
    Erin Dower
  • Little Santa, children
    Gifts
    Award-Winning Children's Books to Give in 2015
    Check out a list of notable and award-winning children's books to give to kids in the 2014 holiday gift-giving season. Looking for more? Use our Book Finder tool to search for new books for kids of all ages! ...
  • Technology and Learning
    Best Tablets for Kids
    Looking for the perfect tablet for your technology-loving child? These nifty devices have tons of educational activities, games, books, and more to keep your curious little one busy for hours. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Christmas Albums
    Entertainment and Activities
    top 10 christmas music albums for families
    A Charlie Brown Christmas – The Vince Guaraldi Trio Visions of Peanuts characters will dance in your head as soon as you hear the first few jazzy notes of this must-have Christmas album. The album is a soundtrack to the 1965 Charlie Brown Chri...
    Erin Dower and FEN Staff
  • Baby Name Finder
    Baby Names
    Baby Name Finder
    Search names and meanings in our Baby Name center.
    familyeducation editors
  • LEGO iPhone case
    Gifts
    iPod- and iPhone-Related Gifts for Kids
    Looking for a gift for your iPod or iPhone obsessed child? Find the perfect iPhone/iPod case and accessories for kids of all ages, whether you're looking for holiday gifts and stocking stuffers or a graduation or birthday gift for your hard-to-pl...
    Erin Dower